Presents a biography of Mark Twain showing his experiences and varied environments which furnished material for his stories, essays and novels. A dramatization of the life and work of Martin Luther from the time of his taking the vows of the Augustinian monastic order, through his ordination as a priest, his self doubts, his opposition to the selling of indulgences, the posting of his ninety-five these, his debate at Leipzig with John Eck, papal excommunication, the burning of the papal decree... Topics: Mark Twain, United States of America (USA), Communications occupations, North America, Occupational...
Gandhi (1962) An overview of therapy for the mentally ill in Geel, Belgium. Past and present practices are shown. The placement of the patients into family homes is discussed as a system of therapy. Questions for possible future practice are raised. Topic: educational film
Reading, Writing and Reefer (1979) A factual report on the widespread, habitual use of marijuana among today's teenagers. Presents a simplified chemical breakdown of the weed and describes its illegal routes into American schoolyards. Includes remarks by teenage marijuana smokers, their parents, and professional authorities. Topic: educational film
Film Firsts, Part 1 (1960) Includes classic silent films and footage of some of film's firsts, including the first cartoon, the first Tarzan, and excerpts from "cliffhanger" serials from 1914-1929. Survey of ideas, techniques and themes from the movies' earliest days. Examples of the first highway chase (1903); “cops and robbers" theme (1902); semi-documentary realism; Edison's experiment with talking pictures (1913); realistic battles (1912) and authentic historical costuming;... Topics: educational film, film history, early cinema, comedy, Westerns, "Silents Please: The History...
Film Firsts Part 2 (1959) Includes classic silent films and footage of some of film's firsts, including the first cartoon, the first Tarzan, and excerpts from "cliffhanger" serials from 1914-1929. First animated cartoon (1909); use of life- sized models and miniaturization in horror films; introduction of the “business tycoon'' and social criticism; symbolic freeze of ac- tion; table-top photography; double expo- sure and mirrors for special effects; under- water photography (1917);... Topics: educational film, film history, early cinema, comedy, Westerns, "Silents Please: The History...
Dwight David Eisenhower Basic education concerns itself with those matters which, once learned, enable the student to learn all the other matters, whether trivial or complex, that cannot properly be the subjects of elementary and secondary schooling. A quote from a book by Clifton Fadiman presents the theme of the philosophical discussion of Harvey M. Rice with Arthur Bestor. Topic: Dwight David Eisenhower
Attributes Francisco Franco's rise to power in Spain to his charismatic personality and to the disturbed internal condition of his country. Sketches Franco's life, including his years as a general, an admirer of Hitler and now benevolent dictator. Uses dramatic readings to trace the history of the American Negro from emancipation to the end of World War II. Examines the impact of Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Dubois, and Marcus Garvey on present day Negro-white relations in the United States. Topics: Franco, Energy resources, Germany, History, Personality psychology, Political figures, Rulers...
Depicts the life of Stalin, under whose strong - arm rule the USSR became a world power. Explains Stalin's part in making Russia a communist state. Presents a biography of Stalin's later years. Covers his economic, domestic, and foreign policies. Also includes sequences on the German invasion of 1941, World War II, and the conferences of Teheran, Yalta, and Potsdam. Topics: Stalin, Russia (1917-1999), Economic systems, Economics, Persons and occupations
Mao Tse Tung Introduces secondary school students to the career of Marco Polo, showing how he, as a lad of 17, set out from Venice for the empire of the Mongol conqueror Kublai Khan, giving details of his 24-year journey and of his observations and writings about scenes and events in Asia. Emphasizes the importance of Marco Polo's travels to the Western World. Animated maps and lction. Topic: Mao Tse Tung
'Now Is the Time' featured actors Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis doing in-studio readings from the passionate writings of American Negroes as cameras caught on-location illustrative and impressionistic films of Philadelphia Negroes. A unique anthology of American Negro attitudes from the earliest days of subservience to current times of heightened self-respect." Includes footage of a church service, elderly women, children playing, decayed apartment buildings, protest marches and rallies, lunch... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Now Is The Time
This film examines the process of holography, types of holograms, and the uses of the hologram for artistic and scientific purposes, as demonstrated by Tung H. Jeong, PhD, Lake Forest College. About the film, director Tom Smith writes: "Nobel Prize winner Dennis Gabor, holography’s inventor, saw the film after it was made and said it was the best film on the subject that he had seen. It is such a visual subject it made for a good film. I knew the 3-D quality could only be appreciated if... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: lasers, holography, science, optics
Originally aired on 04/29/1975 on NBC. A sober and frightening examination of the grave effects of the rising explosion of handguns. Criminals, victims, and law enforcement officers speak on the proliferation of handguns. Examines the effects on all our lives of the increasing use of handguns. Includes interviews with criminals, victims and law enforcement officers speaking on the proliferation of handguns and the related problems. Report on the proliferation of handguns in the US. Included is... Topics: A Shooting Gallery Called America? Firearms -- United States, Crime -- United States, Crime,...
Artists: Frank Stella and Larry Poons An introduction to the abstract expressionism of Jack Tworkov. Includes his thoughts about his work, along with a description of the events that led him to be an artist. Illustrates the production of what he calls his organic form or shape by taking a straight line and changing its contour while keeping the line's origin and end points the same. From the USA series. Topic: Artists: Frank Stella and Larry Poons
Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles While this films producers should be applauded for their sensible approach in teaching parents how to talk to kids about sex, the awkward reading of cue cards and embarrassing situations will produce nervous giggles among even the most jaded audiences. This film was produced by some of the pioneers of sex education whose ideas are still being... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 14 reviews ) Topic: puberty
"Overjoyed when his snowman comes to life, a young boy invites the snowman home, and in return, they fly hand in hand above beautiful cities and strange lands. Muted pastels coupled with an exquisite orchestral score make this non-verbal winter tale an experience for all seasons." favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: vhs, Children"s Circle, Children's Television Hall of Fame Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles The American Social Health Association was always experimenting with new ways to educate the public about venereal disease. They helped produce the first VD education film, "Fit to Fight", in 1918 in order to educate soldiers being shipped abroad to fight in the first World War. Although this popular TV public service announcement... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 37 reviews ) Topics: venereal disease, PSA, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Illustrates various roles of the horse in modern life, and traces the development and training of a colt until he becomes a prize saddle horse at three years of age. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Also issued in super-8 mm. cassetteConsultant, T. E. Pengelley; production adviser, Solomon Kaplan favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Sexual intercourse, Sex (Biology), Human reproductive system, Sexual... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Harry Hay describes gay sex when BVD's were still predominant underwear, before zippers in the 1930s... men would meet at Presidio guardhouse and go into the bushes. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews ) Topics: Presidio, Gay Sex, Harry Hay
This 15-minute video shows the extensive testing procedures applied to the Mercury spacecraft before rollout. It also shows the rollout, launch attempts, and the final launch. A failed launch occurred on November 21, 1960 due to an electrical malfunction, but Mercury-Redstone 1A was launched successfully on December 17, 1960. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. Topics: NASA, Mercury
byPhilco-Ford Corp. [made by] Tom Thomas Organization.
Illustrates the life of a family of the year 1999 A.D. living in a house that is completely functional in terms of advanced technology. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. ***The quality of this clips isn't the best. We've located another print which we hope to digitize and get online sometime soon.. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topics: future, Ford Motor, Wink Martindale, computers, Internet
A “video tour” of images and discoveries made possible by the Hubble Space Telescope progresses from near Earth with the first servicing mission through images of planet, stars, black holes and distinct galaxies. Animation and video sequences depict processes and changes occurring in the universe, such as the impact of a comet, Saturn at ring plane crossing and the birth and death of a star. This video has no sound or narration. To license this film and get a higher quality version for... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: NASA, Hubble
This film was made to instruct police officers on the basics of childbirth and to show them an actual birth - mostly so they wouldn't panic or pass out when confronted with such a scenario. WARNING! The poor acting by actual police officers and doctors and low production values in this film make the live birth scene even more shocking than others from this genre. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 28 reviews ) Topics: police training, miracle of birth
Jack Webb (Dragnet) plays a Rod Serling-like role as he introduces us to Jerry Donovan – an average guy who shrugs off his inconvenient, civic responsibilities. Jerry “wakes up” in a communist-controlled town, where he's the only American left. This film was produced for the Defense Department by studio mogul Jack L Warner and stars many Warner Brothers stock actors – including Jack Kelly (Maverick), Robert Conrad (Wild Wild West) and Andrew Duggan. At the time, Jack L. Warner was very... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
This film shows in light fashion how to set about replanning a town. Post war period .New Towns. overcrowded inner cities. building out of town. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Urbanization, Towns
In hopes of keeping kids' attention, social engineering films would often use supernatural elements to make their points. In this film, we see a magic talking mirror that reflects bratty kids as clowns. Most of the misbehaving kids understand how their behavior is disruptive and make amends. Surprisingly, one kid doesnt care if he is a "clown" and continues being a jerk probably for the rest of his life. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 14 reviews ) Topic: social engineering
byEncyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
Producer, John Barnes; director, Robert Q. LovettRecounts the case of Feiner vs. the people of New York to examine the meaning of the basic rights of freedom as defined in the Bill of rights. Points out that the Feiner case raises fundamental questions concerning the persistent issues of freedom versus security, liberty versus law, rights versus responsibility, and liberty versus license Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Freedom of speech Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
This silent home movie shows the Rose Parade in 1947. The Grand Marshall this year was Bob Hope.This film is one of a large series of Rose Parade films in the Periscope Film LLC archive.The 1947 Rose Bowl was a college football bowl game. It was the 33rd Rose Bowl Game. The Illinois Fighting Illini defeated the UCLA Bruins, 45–14. Illinois halfbacks Buddy Young and Jules Rykovich shared the Rose Bowl Player Of The Game award. They were named the Rose Bowl Players Of The Game when the award... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Bob Hope, Tournament Of Roses, Rose Parade, University Of Illinois,...
Cartoon showing how sound motion pictures work, produced by a company that was an innovator in the field. Story by W.E. Erpi (pseudonym for Western Electric, Electrical Research Products Inc.). Directors: F. Lyle Goldman and Max Fleischer. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 16 reviews ) Topics: Perception: Sound, Motion pictures: Sound, Animation
Private Snafu learns about the hazards of enemy booby traps the hard way. This is one of 26 Private SNAFU ('Situation Normal, All Fouled Up) cartoons made by the US Army Signal Corps to educate and boost the morale the troops. Originally created by Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss) and Phil Eastman, most of the cartoons were produced by Warner Brothers Animation Studios - employing their animators, voice actors (primarily Mel Blanc) and Carl Stalling's music. To license this film and get a higher... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews ) Topics: military, animation, Private SNAFU
Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles Public service announcements by the U.S. Civil Defense office inform farmers what to do in case of nuclear attack using marionettes. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews ) Topics: civil defense, atomic, puppets
runs only a few seconds. suggestion; insert clip directly before first feature when creating drive-in dvd favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: drive-in, clip, feature presentation
"Let's take a nostalgic trip back down memory lane for some of those great Classic Television Commercials that we all grew up with during the Golden Age of Television."-- description from box. Topics: vhs, commercials, 50's, 60's Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
This trippy tribute to our country's 200th birthday was funded by a Bicentennial Project Grant and animated by Vincent Collins who made other psychedelic cartoons. This film was produced by the United States Information Agency -the government's propaganda agency. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 16 reviews ) Topics: patriotism, propaganda
Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles Anita Bryant (famous Florida orange juice and anti-gay spokeswoman) narrates this film that tries to simplify its drug abuse message with an analogy of kids putting together a contraption out of Lego blocks. Although the metaphors often don't make sense, the visual impact of the film is stunning and could easily be quite popular with... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 30 reviews ) Topic: drugs
John H. Whitney explains the graphic art potential of the computer and the methods and philosophy involved in his computer film making. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryDemonstrates and explains experiments by John Whitney with computer - produced motion graphics, showing the use of lines and dots to produce parallel and related pair structural relationships w.ich move in depth as well as time. Analyzes Whitney's film permutations as... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Animation (Cinematography), Computer graphics, Computers, Indians of... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Hellman's Mayonnaise television commercial Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles favoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews ) Topic: commercial
"This documentary explores the nature of prejudice in a dramatic third-grade classroom experiment conducted in a small Midwestern town, a town without ghettos, blacks, or campus unrest. It demonstrates how quickly wholesome, friendly schoolchildren can be infected with the ugly virus of discrimination that leads to frustration, broken friendships, and vicious behavior. Host and narrator is Bill Buetel of ABC News" -- accompanying synopsis. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: vhs, race relations, children's education Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Several servicemen relax by playing pool, but one of them goes off to spend time with a prostitute. Later, he discovers he has contracted a venereal disease. A graphic and frank presentation of the types and treatment of venereal disease follows. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: WWII, Military Training Film, John Ford
Achieves a first revolution rendezvous and docking. Includes extravehicular activity with astronaut Richard Gordon attaching a tether to the Agena for station keeping exercises. Points out that the Agena burn propels astronauts Conrad and Gordon to a new altitude record of 739.4 nautical miles with an utterly fantastic view of the earth. Features the first fully automatic reentry in the Gemini Program. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact... Topics: NASA, Gemini 11
Time to stretch your legs and get a snack. Complete intermission film. Suggestion: insert clip between two movies when creating your drive-in dvd. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews ) Topics: drive-in, intermission
Presents the story of a fifteen-year-old girl who experiences her menstrual period, describing the reaction of the girl and her sixteen-year-old boyfriend as they learn more about the subject of menstruation. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 16 reviews )
With such a provocative title, this film illustrates some of the perceived problems a supervisor might face working with women, but ultimately demonstrates where the real problem lies. The irritated supervisor in this film shows up again in The Grapevine. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews ) Topics: workplace politics, gender issues
The classic fable is told with live trained bears and a cloyingly sweet young girl. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: kids and kritters, kids in peril
Describes the basic types of foods needed in daily diet and explains the contribution made by each type of food to bodybuilding. Depicts examples of controlled experimental feeding. For intermediate grades, high school and adult groups. Topics: diet, nutrition